Drink Italia! Piedmont white wines

le langhe, piedmont

Northwest Italy isn’t just about world-beating reds – it’s home to some stunning whites too. We take a look at some of the finest Piedmont white wines on offer Piedmont has long been a wealthy centre of industry, benefitting from good trade and transport links with the rest of Europe, which helped it on its way to becoming the most commercially More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well above their weight  Tuscany is the heartland of the Sangiovese grape, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Drink Italia! red wines from Puglia

Rich and intense, thanks to the hot summer climate, red wines from Puglia continue to consolidate their reputation for finely crafted wine at fair prices Puglia’s largely flat, fertile lands have supported vines More...

octopus ceviche
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Puglia dining & accommodation guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of his favourite places to eat in Puglia, plus places to stay with a focus on local gastronomy… Puglia photos by Kate Tadman Mourby  Where to eat Gran Bar Pugliese This superb café More...

rosé wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! summer rosé wines

The perfect complement to a clear blue sky, we take a look at some of Italy’s best rosé wines, with something special to suit every budget With rosé, as with red and white, Italy has a large variety of wines, More...

red wine from veneto
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Drink Italia! red wine from Veneto

There’s a delicious diversity to the wines of Veneto, thanks to the varying types of terrain and soil in this region. Here we explore some of its best reds… Although not vast in size, Veneto is one of the largest-producing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Wines from Umbria

Known as the Green Heart of Italy, Umbria has a deep-rooted wine tradition, and despite recent earthquakes their wines are on the rise Umbria, in central Italy, is a region of lush rolling hills, hilltop villages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Fiano

If you fancy changing up your Pinot Grigio, fruity Fiano wines from the sunny south could be just what you are looking for… Native to Campania, the Fiano grape (in its DOCG appellation Fiano di Avellino) is More...

Prosecco and fruit juice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Women’s Day cocktail

This is Mario Matassa’s variation on the classic Mimosa cocktail (champagne and orange juice), though of course we are using prosecco instead of champagne… Serves 4-6 Preparation time 5 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Sassicaia barrels tenuta san guido, Maremma, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Super Tuscany

Tuscany’s Alta Maremma – once a malaria-infested swamp – has become a mecca for hedonists the world over. Anna Blomefield finds out why… Photos by Anna Blomefield unless otherwise stated The vineyard at More...